• 1. Set up the room
  • 2. Clear the mind
  • 3. Create the Circle
  • 4. Ask the session question
  • 5. Pass the Talking Stick
  • 6. Read the quotation and discuss it’s meaning
  • 7. Close ceremony
  • 8. Begin the art project and start the discussion
  • 9. Clean up
  • 10. Provide a ceremonial closure


It is important to keep in mind that each group has different interests. For this reason, the format should be adjusted accordingly. For example, if the group is especially talkative, increase the amount of time spent in the circle. If they enjoy hands-on session, spend more time on the art activity.